Sunrise At Rainbow Cut
Eastbound coal in another frame negotiating the tangent at Rainbow Cut on a vibrant first light snowy Flatiron morning.
BNSF Coal threading the Flatirons
Too good to pass up, Ferromex mid train helpers and all. The clearing snow storm from the previous night is giving way to the majestic Flatiro... (more)
BNSF coal comes around Rainbow Cut at Plainview, CO on a perfectly lit snowy morning in the golden hour. Icicles still hang on the nose and the fresh snow is just being whisked off the railhead by... (more)
Coal loads are on the move again after a brief stop in Greenland (in case you couldn't figure out where this shot was taken). The old Denver & Rio Grande Western relic stands tall across the biso... (more)
A one unit wonder drags 70 empty hoppers up the Palmer Divide. Seen here at about the crest of the grade. This was a first for me as the one units jobs usually have at least a one unit DPU.
The Northern Pacific first created Athol Cut in 1965 to bypass a circuitous section of line. The BNSF widened it in 1997 and it can be viewed via a woodland track off Homestead Road three miles no... (more)
A green duo of SD40-2s lead the Northbound Warm Springs Local up the Square.
Regular Merchandise Train from Galesburg, IL - Superior, WI. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)
Eastbound passes a couple of company motors working the adjacent track...
BNSF Stack train pulls ahead of a grain train.
BNSF Stack train pulls out of LaCrosse Yard.
BNSF stack train southbound at Grand Crossing.